This is my takeaway from John Stuart Mill

Finished my online ethics course! That was fun. Back to school tomorrow. Advertisements

#LegitimateRape

“First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” Akin said that even in the worst-case scenario — when the supposed natural protections against unwanted … Continue reading

Max Feldman, or How Not to Write About Music

“Max Feldman: someone has to tear you a new one. It might as well be me.” – Proper Discord Great blog post, IMO. This is a funny follow-up. A few months ago, I stumbled across the original review via Alex Ross’s twitter account. I was in an airport at the time on the way to … Continue reading

so much happened this weekend.

1. I played a first movement of a piano concerto, by Mozart, for the first time, with an orchestra. It definitely marks a high point in my musical career thus far, at least until my senior recital. It was a wonderful experience and I am extremely fortunate to have done so. The sad part is … Continue reading

My professor is hot

Highlights of this semester: Lots of funny people in classes who make me annoyed/entertained Good looking, well-dressed English professor English professors with perfect diction English professor who somehow got to choose his own email handle, thus not being “name@college.edu” but rather “hambone@college.edu” Having a car, sort of Learning how to read poetry out loud Dancing … Continue reading